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Term: blastomere aster
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: blastomere
Synonyms: blastomeres
Definition: Cell that arises during cleavage and is partially cleaved, and located at the blastodisc margin prior to collectively forming the yolk syncytial layer (YSL) in the midblastula.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000093]
Name: aster
Definition: An array of microtubules emanating from a spindle pole MTOC that do not connect to kinetochores.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005818]   QuickGO   AmiGO